SOMERVILLE, NJ - Here's a great opportunity to get down and dirty - down in the basement, or up in the attic, maybe out in the garage or buried deep in the recesses of an old jewelry box..
Dirty, maybe, cobwebs, possibly, dusty for sure - that's the nature of uncoverng those long forgotten old family heirlooms or garage sale finds that have been left in piles or leaning up in the corner.
Find out whether any of that stuff has value during the First annual Antiques Appraisal Day hosted by Gallery on Main, 30 West Main St., from noon-3 p.m. on July 24th.
Gallery on Main, which opened in May 2016, is an art gallery, antiques shop and custom picture framing shop. The Gallery also offers restoration and conservation services for art and photos, as well as special events including "meet the artist" opportunities.
The appraisals will be conducted by experts Ashley King and William D'Anjolell, both members of the Pennsylvania Antiques Appraisers' Association.
Refreshments will be served.
Admission is $6 per item, with a maximum of four items per person. Advance tickets are available by visiting Gallery on Main or by calling 908-722-4234
. Tickets will also be sold at the door, subject to availability.
King, proprietor of The Clock Trader in Quakertown, PA, specializes in appraising fine modern and antique clocks, cuckoo clocks, watches and music boxes.
William D'Anjolell, owner of Imagine Antiques and Appraisals of Newtown, PA,
specializes in appraising American and European ceramics, glass, prints, historical and
political ephemera and American metal ware.
He is also a certified personal property appraiser in all areas including fair market value and replacement value for insurance.